"The German private equity market is well on its way to substantially exceed last year’s investment figures. Particularly encouraging is the fact that small and medium buyouts and SME growth investments have...
BVK: Venture capital segment asserted itself in 2013 in what was overall a tepid German private equity market24. Februar 2014
Positive development in 2013 makes the venture capital segment stand out from what was overall a weaker German private equity market. Venture capital financing, which had already been strong in the first half of 2013,...
Help with SCHÜTZ business succession: Schütz Dental Group – private equity helps family business on growth path
In spring 2005, the established company Schütz Dental from Rosbach in Hessen was faced with a fundamental change. Owner Horst Schütz decided to withdraw from active service in the company after 42 years. He had developed Schütz Dental Group into a leading global manufacturer of dental products with dentistry, materials, laser and implantology...More All Case Studies
Premiere: Pay TV Operator invests into new Technology
Premiere, a Munich based television broadcaster, used to be part of the KirchMedia-Group. After the parent corporation had filed for bankruptcy in 2002, Premiere was up for sale. In 2001, the company’s turn-over had been close to 800 million Euros, whilst the overall loss (EBITDA- consolidated earnings before interest, taxes and depreciation)...More All Case Studies
Ista International: Expansion with private equity
Until April 2003, this specialist for the billing of energy and water, from Essen in Germany, was part of the Viterra AG, or rather the E.ON group. At that point, it was acquired by CVC, over the course of a very competitive auction, for a purchasing price of 860 million euros. Since the beginning of 2005, Viterra Energy Services is trading as...More All Case Studies